Entries for the Entrepreneurs for Resilience Award are now accepted. This program is sponsored by the Swiss Re Foundation. The award will be given to those serve moderately to very poor communities in rural and/or urban areas. Expired 5 days ago!
Three finalists pitch their ventures face-to-face to an independent award jury of senior Swiss Re experts, academic representatives and selected Swiss Re clients. The total prize money of USD 700 000 is divided among the winner (which receives up to USD 350 000) and the two runners-up.
Level and Area of Studies
Non-degree program in not specified studies.
Place of Study
Eligibility and Criteria
The award is targeted to those serve moderately to very poor communities in rural and/or urban areas. Poor and vulnerable populations should be a clear focus and priority and/or represent more than 30% of people served. Candidates should have a deep understanding of their end users’ specific circumstances and address barriers to healthcare that they face.